neuroscience

W.W. Norton

Our brains are capable of amazing things, but they are just a little behind the times. 

Psychiatrist and author Peter Whybrow reminds us that the brain's construction is about survival in the wild, not about navigating a land of plenty in food and consumer goods. 

So we need a tune-up, he says, in The Well-Tuned Brain: Neuroscience & The Life Well Lived.

Can You Make Yourself Smarter?

Jan 6, 2014
DanHurley.com

Do you know your own IQ? 

Better question: do you think your IQ number indicates a ceiling of sorts, a boundary beyond which your brain cannot go?